AdmissionsGraduate

Graduate School of Law (Master's Program)

General Entrance Examination for Fall Semester

Enrollment Period

October, 2017

Course Accepting Applicants

Admission Examination Schedule

Application Period

June 2 (Fri) to June 13 (Tue), 2017 [Accepted at the office]

Date of Examination

July 16 (Sun), 2017

Date of the Result Announcements

July 27 (Thu), 2017

Period of Enrollment Procedures

July 27 (Thu) to August 8 (Tue), 2017 [As indicated by the postmark on the envelope]

Eligibility

Those who fall under one of the following items based on the provision of Article 102 of the School Education Act:

  1. Those who have graduated or are expected to graduate by September, 2017 from a university.
  2. Those who have studied for three years or more (or are expected to complete three or three and a half years of school education before enrollment*) and are recognized by our graduate school to have received all the necessary credits and to have earned an excellent academic record. However, periods of leaves of absence will not be included in the years of enrollment.
  3. Those who are deemed to have abilities that are at least equivalent to a person who has graduated from a university based on the provision of Article 155 of the Ordinance for Enforcement of the School Education Act and fall under one of the following items:
    1. Those who have received or are expected to receive a bachelor's degree by September, 2017 based on the provision of Article 104, Paragraph (4) of the School Education Act.
    2. Those who have completed, or are expected to complete by September, 2017, 16 years of school education abroad.
    3. Those who have completed, or are expected to complete by September, 2017, 16 years of school education through correspondence courses provided in Japan by a school of a foreign country.
    4. Those who have completed, or are expected to complete by September, 2017, a program in an educational institution in Japan designated separately by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology that provides courses from a foreign university within the school education system of a foreign country. This applies solely to those who have completed 16 years of school education in said foreign country.
    5. Those who have received a degree equivalent to a bachelor’s degree or who are expected to receive a degree by September 2017 from a foreign university or other foreign institution (limited to institutions whose educational and research activities have been certified by a foreign government or relevant institution, or institutions that have been separately designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) by completing a program of study lasting over three years (including correspondence courses administered by the foreign university but completed in Japan, and courses completed at educational facilities designated by a foreign country’s educational system that meet the abovementioned criteria).
    6. Those who have completed a specialized course in a specialized training college which lasts 4 years or more and meet the standards designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology after the date designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, or those who are expected to complete such a course by September, 2017.
    7. Those who have been designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (under the 1953 Notification of the Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture No. 5).
    8. Those who were admitted into a graduate program on the basis of Article 102, Paragraph (2) of the School Education Act and who are recognized by our graduate school after the dateas having the academic ability to receive education at our graduate school.
    9. Those who will be 22 years old or older (born on or before October 1, 1995) and are recognized, as a result of individual eligibility screening by our graduate school, as having abilities that are at least equivalent to those who have graduated from a university.
  • Admission requirements for those who have passed the examination based on Eligibility 2
    It is necessary that the 3rd year of study at a university is completed and that 75% or more credits required for graduation at said university is earned.
    (It should be the 6th or 7th semester for students at Tokai University.)
Eligibility Screening

It is required for an applicant to go through the screening process of their eligibility before submitting an application if they fall under Eligibility 3.(2), (3), (4) or (9).

Application Documents

Application based on Eligibility 1 or 3
  1. Application Form and other forms
  2. Photo (one piece)
  3. Academic transcript of the final school associated with eligibility
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Certificate of graduation / completion or certificate of expected graduation / completion of the final school associated with eligibility
Application based on Eligibility 2
  1. Application Form and other forms
  2. Photo (one piece)
  3. Academic transcript of the final school associated with eligibility
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Recommendation
  6. Certificate of student registration
  7. Certificate of subjects studied
  8. Document stipulating graduation requirements
  9. Statement of purpose
  10. Documents to be attached when academic papers, research publications and released works are available

Subjects of Examination

Specialized Subject

Select one subject from the major after enrollment and one from the other specialized subjects and foreign languages (select one from English, German and French. Dictionaries allowed)

Interview

General Entrance Examination for Spring Semester (First Term)

Enrollment Period

April, 2018

Course Accepting Applicants

Admission Examination Schedule

Application Period

June 2 (Fri) to June 13 (Tue), 2017 [Accepted at the office]

Date of Examination

July 16 (Sun), 2017

Date of the Result Announcements

July 27 (Thu), 2017

Period of Enrollment Procedures

November 8 (Wed) to November 16 (Thu), 2017 [As indicated by the postmark on the envelope]

Eligibility

Those who fall under one of the following items based on the provision of Article 102 of the School Education Act:

  1. Those who have graduated or are expected to graduate by March, 2018 from a university.
  2. Those who are deemed to have abilities that are at least equivalent to a person who has graduated from a university based on the provision of Article 155 of the Ordinance for Enforcement of the School Education Act and fall under one of the following items:
    1. Those who have received or are expected to receive a bachelor's degree by March, 2018 based on the provision of Article 104, Paragraph (4) of the School Education Act.
    2. Those who have completed, or are expected to complete by March, 2018, 16 years of school education abroad.
    3. Those who have completed, or are expected to complete by March, 2018, 16 years of school education by taking correspondence courses in Japan provided by a school in a foreign country.
    4. Those who have completed, or are expected to complete by March, 2018, a program in an educational institution in Japan designated separately by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology that provides courses from a foreign university within the school education system of a foreign country. This applies solely to those who have completed 16 years of school education in said foreign country.
    5. Those who have received a degree equivalent to a bachelor’s degree or who are expected to receive a degree by March 2018 from a foreign university or other foreign institution (limited to institutions whose educational and research activities have been certified by a foreign government or relevant institution, or institutions that have been separately designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) by completing a program of study lasting over three years (including correspondence courses administered by the foreign university but completed in Japan, and courses completed at educational facilities designated by a foreign country’s educational system that meet the abovementioned criteria).
    6. Those who have completed a specialized course in a specialized training college which lasts 4 years or more and meet the standards designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology after the date designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, or those who are expected to complete such a course by March, 2018.
    7. Those who have been designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (under the 1953 Notification of the Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture No. 5).
    8. Those who were admitted into a graduate program on the basis of Article 102, Paragraph (2) of the School Education Act and who are recognized by our graduate school after the dateas having the academic ability to receive education at our graduate school.
    9. Those who will be 22 years old or older (born on or before April 1, 1996) and are recognized, as a result of individual eligibility screening by our graduate school, as having abilities that are at least equivalent to those who have graduated from a university.
Eligibility Screening

It is required for an applicant to go through the screening process of their eligibility before submitting an application if they fall under Eligibility 3.(2), (3), (4) or (9).

Application Documents

  1. Application Form and other forms
  2. Photo (one piece)
  3. Academic transcript of the final school associated with eligibility
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Certificate of graduation / completion or certificate of expected graduation / completion of the final school associated with eligibility

Subjects of Examination

Specialized Subject

Select one subject from the major after enrollment and one from the other specialized subjects and foreign languages (select one from English, German and French; dictionaries allowed)

Interview

General Entrance Examination for Spring Semester (Second Term)

Enrollment Period

April, 2018

Course Accepting Applicants

Admission Examination Schedule

Application Period

January 6 (Sat) to January 16 (Tue), 2018 [Accepted at the office]

Date of Examination

February 17 (Sat), 2018

Date of the Result Announcements

March 1 (Thu), 2018

Period of Enrollment Procedures

March 1 (Thu) to March 8 (Thu), 2018 [As indicated by the postmark on the envelope]

Eligibility

Those who fall under one of the following items based on the provision of Article 102 of the School Education Act:

  1. Those who have graduated or are expected to graduate by March, 2018 from a university.
  2. Those who have studied for three years or more (or are expected to complete three or three and a half years of school education before enrollment*) and are recognized by our graduate school to have received all the necessary credits and to have earned an excellent academic record. However, periods of leaves of absence will not be included in the years of enrollment.
  3. Those who are deemed to have abilities that are at least equivalent to a person who has graduated from a university based on the provision of Article 155 of the Ordinance for Enforcement of the School Education Act and fall under one of the following items:
    1. Those who have received or are expected to receive a bachelor's degree by March, 2018 based on the provision of Article 104, Paragraph (4) of the School Education Act.
    2. Those who have completed, or are expected to complete by March, 2018, 16 years of school education abroad.
    3. Those who have completed, or are expected to complete by March, 2018, 16 years of school education by taking correspondence courses in Japan provided by a school in a foreign country.
    4. Those who have completed, or are expected to complete by March, 2018, a program in an educational institution in Japan designated separately by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology that provides courses from a foreign university within the school education system of a foreign country. This applies solely to those who have completed 16 years of school education in said foreign country.
    5. Those who have received a degree equivalent to a bachelor’s degree or who are expected to receive a degree by March 2018 from a foreign university or other foreign institution (limited to institutions whose educational and research activities have been certified by a foreign government or relevant institution, or institutions that have been separately designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) by completing a program of study lasting over three years (including correspondence courses administered by the foreign university but completed in Japan, and courses completed at educational facilities designated by a foreign country’s educational system that meet the abovementioned criteria).
    6. Those who have completed a specialized course in a specialized training college which lasts 4 years or more and meet the standards designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology after the date designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, or those who are expected to complete such a course by March, 2018.
    7. Those who have been designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (under the 1953 Notification of the Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture No. 5).
    8. Those who were admitted into a graduate program on the basis of Article 102, Paragraph (2) of the School Education Act and who are recognized by our graduate school after the dateas having the academic ability to receive education at our graduate school.
    9. Those who will be 22 years old or older (born on or before April 1, 1996) and are recognized, as a result of individual eligibility screening by our graduate school, as having abilities that are at least equivalent to those who have graduated from a university.
  • Admission requirements for those who have passed the examination based on Eligibility 2
    It is necessary that the 3rd year of study at a university is completed and that 75% or more credits required for graduation at said university is earned.
    (It should be the 6th or 7th semester for students at Tokai University.)
Eligibility Screening

It is required for an applicant to go through the screening process of their eligibility before submitting an application if they fall under Eligibility 3.(2), (3), (4) or (9).

Application Documents

Application based on Eligibility 1 or 3
  1. Application Form and other forms
  2. Photo (one piece)
  3. Academic transcript of the final school associated with eligibility
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Certificate of graduation / completion or certificate of expected graduation / completion of the final school associated with eligibility
Application based on Eligibility 2
  1. Application Form and other forms
  2. Photo (one piece)
  3. Academic transcript of the final school associated with eligibility
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Recommendation
  6. Certificate of student registration
  7. Certificate of subjects studied
  8. Document stipulating graduation requirements
  9. Statement of purpose
  10. Documents to be attached when academic papers, research publications and released works are available

Subjects of Examination

Specialized Subject

Select one subject from the major after enrollment and one from the other specialized subjects and foreign languages (select one from English, German and French. Dictionaries allowed)

Interview

Special Entrance Examination for Adult Students for Fall Semester

Enrollment Period

October, 2017

Course Accepting Applicants

Admission Examination Schedule

Application Period

June 2 (Fri) to June 13 (Tue), 2017 [Accepted at the office]

Date of Examination

July 16 (Sun), 2017

Date of the Result Announcements

July 27 (Thu), 2017

Period of Enrollment Procedures

July 27 (Thu) to August 8 (Tue), 2017 [As indicated by the postmark on the envelope]

Eligibility

Those who fall under one of the following items based on the provision of Article 102 of the School Education Act and had social experiences for at least two years after graduation (completion):

  1. Those who have graduated from a university.
  2. Those who are deemed to have abilities that are at least equivalent to a person who has graduated from a university based on the provision of Article 155 of the Ordinance for Enforcement of the School Education Act and fall under one of the following items:
    1. Those who have received a bachelor's degree based on the provision of Article 104, Paragraph (4) of the School Education Act.
    2. Those who have completed 16 years of school education abroad.
    3. Those who have completed 16 years of school education by taking correspondence courses in Japan provided by a school in a foreign country.
    4. Those who have completed a program in an educational institution in Japan designated separately by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology that provides courses from a foreign university within the school education system of a foreign country. This applies solely to those who have completed 16 years of school education in said foreign country.
    5. Those who have received a degree equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from a foreign university or other foreign institution (limited to institutions whose educational and research activities have been certified by a foreign government or relevant institution, or institutions that have been separately designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) by completing a program of study lasting over three years (including correspondence courses administered by the foreign university but completed in Japan, and courses completed at educational facilities designated by a foreign country’s educational system that meet the abovementioned criteria).
    6. Those who have completed a specialized course in a specialized training college which lasts 4 years or more and meet the standards designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology after the date designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.
    7. Those who have been designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (under the 1953 Notification of the Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture No. 5).
    8. Those who were admitted into a graduate program on the basis of Article 102, Paragraph (2) of the School Education Act and who are recognized by our graduate school after the dateas having the academic ability to receive education at our graduate school.
    9. Those who will be 22 years old or older (born on or before October 1, 1994) and are recognized, as a result of individual eligibility screening by our graduate school, as having abilities that are at least equivalent to those who have graduated from a university.
Eligibility Screening

It is required for an applicant to go through the screening process of their eligibility before submitting an application if they fall under Eligibility 2.(2), (3), (4) or (9).

Application Documents

  1. Application Form and other forms
  2. Photo (one piece)
  3. Academic transcript of the final school associated with eligibility
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Letter of recommendation from the company or letter of self-recommendation
  6. Certificate of graduation or completion of the final school associated with eligibility
  7. Research plan after enrollment

Subjects of Examination

Interview

Interview on a specialization related to the desired field of study is included

Special Entrance Examination for Adult Students for Spring Semester (First Term)

Enrollment Period

April, 2018

Course Accepting Applicants

Admission Examination Schedule

Application Period

June 2 (Fri) to June 13 (Tue), 2017 [Accepted at the office]

Date of Examination

July 16 (Sun), 2017

Date of the Result Announcements

July 27 (Thu), 2017

Period of Enrollment Procedures

November 8 (Wed) to November 16 (Thu), 2017 [As indicated by the postmark on the envelope]

Eligibility

Those who fall under one of the following items based on the provision of Article 102 of the School Education Act and had social experiences for at least two years after graduation (completion):

  1. Those who have graduated from a university.
  2. Those who are deemed to have abilities that are at least equivalent to a person who has graduated from a university based on the provision of Article 155 of the Ordinance for Enforcement of the School Education Act and fall under one of the following items:
    1. Those who have received a bachelor's degree based on the provision of Article 104, Paragraph (4) of the School Education Act.
    2. Those who have completed 16 years of school education abroad.
    3. Those who have completed 16 years of school education by taking correspondence courses in Japan provided by a school in a foreign country.
    4. Those who have completed a program in an educational institution in Japan designated separately by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology that provides courses from a foreign university within the school education system of a foreign country. This applies solely to those who have completed 16 years of school education in said foreign country.
    5. Those who have received a degree equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from a foreign university or other foreign institution (limited to institutions whose educational and research activities have been certified by a foreign government or relevant institution, or institutions that have been separately designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) by completing a program of study lasting over three years (including correspondence courses administered by the foreign university but completed in Japan, and courses completed at educational facilities designated by a foreign country’s educational system that meet the abovementioned criteria).
    6. Those who have completed a specialized course in a specialized training college which lasts 4 years or more and meet the standards designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology after the date designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.
    7. Those who have been designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (under the 1953 Notification of the Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture No. 5).
    8. Those who were admitted into a graduate program on the basis of Article 102, Paragraph (2) of the School Education Act and who are recognized by our graduate school after the dateas having the academic ability to receive education at our graduate school.
    9. Those who will be 22 years old or older (born on or before April 1, 1995) and are recognized, as a result of individual eligibility screening by our graduate school, as having abilities that are at least equivalent to those who have graduated from a university.
Eligibility Screening

It is required for an applicant to go through the screening process of their eligibility before submitting an application if they fall under Eligibility 2.(2), (3), (4) or (9).

Application Documents

  1. Application Form and other forms
  2. Photo (one piece)
  3. Academic transcript of the final school associated with eligibility
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Letter of recommendation from the company or letter of self-recommendation
  6. Certificate of graduation or completion of the final school associated with eligibility
  7. Research plan after enrollment

Subjects of Examination

Interview

Interview on a specialization related to the desired field of study is included

Special Entrance Examination for Adult Students for Spring Semester (Second Term)

Enrollment Period

April, 2018

Course Accepting Applicants

Admission Examination Schedule

Application Period

January 6 (Sat) to January 16 (Tue), 2018 [Accepted at the office]

Date of Examination

February 17 (Sat), 2018

Date of the Result Announcements

March 1 (Thu), 2018

Period of Enrollment Procedures

March 1 (Thu) to March 8 (Thu), 2018 [As indicated by the postmark on the envelope]

Eligibility

Those who fall under one of the following items based on the provision of Article 102 of the School Education Act and had social experiences for at least two years after graduation (completion):

  1. Those who have graduated from a university.
  2. Those who are deemed to have abilities that are at least equivalent to a person who has graduated from a university based on the provision of Article 155 of the Ordinance for Enforcement of the School Education Act and fall under one of the following items:
    1. Those who have received a bachelor's degree based on the provision of Article 104, Paragraph (4) of the School Education Act.
    2. Those who have completed 16 years of school education abroad.
    3. Those who have completed 16 years of school education by taking correspondence courses in Japan provided by a school in a foreign country.
    4. Those who have completed a program in an educational institution in Japan designated separately by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology that provides courses from a foreign university within the school education system of a foreign country. This applies solely to those who have completed 16 years of school education in said foreign country.
    5. Those who have received a degree equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from a foreign university or other foreign institution (limited to institutions whose educational and research activities have been certified by a foreign government or relevant institution, or institutions that have been separately designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) by completing a program of study lasting over three years (including correspondence courses administered by the foreign university but completed in Japan, and courses completed at educational facilities designated by a foreign country’s educational system that meet the abovementioned criteria).
    6. Those who have completed a specialized course in a specialized training college which lasts 4 years or more and meet the standards designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology after the date designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.
    7. Those who have been designated by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (under the 1953 Notification of the Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture No. 5).
    8. Those who were admitted into a graduate program on the basis of Article 102, Paragraph (2) of the School Education Act and who are recognized by our graduate school after the dateas having the academic ability to receive education at our graduate school.
    9. Those who will be 22 years old or older (born on or before April 1, 1995) and are recognized, as a result of individual eligibility screening by our graduate school, as having abilities that are at least equivalent to those who have graduated from a university.
Eligibility Screening

It is required for an applicant to go through the screening process of their eligibility before submitting an application if they fall under Eligibility 2.(2), (3), (4) or (9).

Application Documents

  1. Application Form and other forms
  2. Photo (one piece)
  3. Academic transcript of the final school associated with eligibility
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Letter of recommendation from the company or letter of self-recommendation
  6. Certificate of graduation or completion of the final school associated with eligibility
  7. Research plan after enrollment

Subjects of Examination

Interview

Interview on a specialization related to the desired field of study is included